Oliver Sensen

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Oliver Sensen
Alma mater Cambridge University
Awards Mellon Foundation's Young Humanist Fund
Graduate Studies Student Association’s award
Era 21st-century philosophy
Region Western philosophy
School Kantian philosophy
Institutions Tulane University
Thesis Freedom and the Categorical Imperative: Kant's Conception of Human Dignity (2004)
Doctoral advisor Onora O'Neill and Simon Blackburn
Main interests
Modern philosophy, Ethics

Oliver Sensen is a German philosopher and Associate Professor of Philosophy at Tulane University. He is known for his expertise on Kantian philosophy.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7] Sensen is the vice-president of North American Kant Society.


  • Human Dignity, Cambridge University Press, forthcoming.
  • Kant on Human Dignity, Berlin / NY: de Gruyter, 2011; paperback, 2016
  • Kant on Moral Autonomy (ed.), Cambridge University Press, 2012.
  • Respect (ed.), Oxford University Press, forthcoming.
  • The Emergence of Autonomy in Kant's Moral Theory (ed.), Cambridge University Press, forthcoming
  • Kant's Lectures on Ethics: A Critical Guide (ed.), Cambridge University Press, 2015
  • Kant's Tugendlehre. A Commentary (ed.), Berlin / NY: de Gruyter, 2012.


  1. ^ Schönecker, Dieter (20 March 2015). "Bemerkungen zu Oliver Sensen, Kant on Human Dignity, Chapter 1". Kant-Studien. 106 (1). doi:10.1515/kant-2015-0005. ISSN 1613-1134. Retrieved 23 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Oliver Sensen". The Murphy Institute. Retrieved 21 April 2018.
  3. ^ Sensen, Oliver (22 January 2017). "Review of Kantian Ethics: Value, Agency, and Obligation". ISSN 1538-1617.
  4. ^ Foreman, Elizabeth (23 August 2010). "Review of Kant's Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals: A Critical Guide". ISSN 1538-1617.
  5. ^ Walla, Alice Pinheiro (17 October 2016). "Review of Kant's Lectures on Ethics: A Critical Guide". Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews. ISSN 1538-1617.
  6. ^ Bacin, Stefano (1 August 2016). "Review of Reading Kant's Lectures". Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews. ISSN 1538-1617. Retrieved 13 January 2018.
  7. ^ Platz, Jeppe von (27 June 2013). "Review of Kant on Moral Autonomy". Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews. ISSN 1538-1617. Retrieved 13 January 2018.

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